[Endangered-languages-l] 2 Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) professional development events offered by NFLRC

National Foreign Language Resource Center nflrc at hawaii.edu
Fri Dec 12 20:54:57 UTC 2014

Aloha! The National Foreign Language Resource Center at the University
of Hawaii‘i at Manoa is pleased to offer two professional development
opportunities focused on project-based language learning (PBLL) in 2015:



Project-based learning has had a rich and productive history extending for
over 100 years. Embark on a journey of discovery to better understand
project-based language learning (PBLL) and explore its connections with
21st Century Skills, content-based instruction, performance assessment and
your own instructional context. Experts in the field guide you through the
creation of a project blueprint. Connect with colleagues who have a common
interest in quality PBLL implementation.

Complete Option 1 as part of a facilitated cohort or Option 2 via
self-paced study. Successfully complete all assigned tasks and earn an
NFLRC digital badge, which qualifies you to apply to the NFLRC 2015
Intensive Summer Institute in Honolulu (see below). The online institute is
*FREE*, but space is limited, so sign up today.



*JULY 27-31, 2015 • Honolulu, HI*


How can I integrate Project-Based Language Learning (PBLL) in my existing
curriculum? How do I design PBLL projects to incorporate 21st Century
Skills? The NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute (ISI) will help you
answer these questions with guidance from experts in the field through a
dynamic, technology-rich professional development experience. You will work
on project design for your own language classroom assisted by colleagues
and guided by a group of language professionals with background in
project-based learning, language pedagogy, instructional technology and

We invite practicing K-16 world language educators to apply to participate.
The NFLRC 2015 Intensive Summer Institute (ISI) is not a beginner's
workshop. In order to join, applicants will need to first earn a digital
badge from the Fundamentals of Project-Based Language Learning Online
Institute (see above) as a prerequisite. Seats are limited and applications
will be competitive. Accepted participants will need to pay a $100
registration fee for the Intensive Summer Institute. Stipends to defray
travel expenses will be available to selected participants traveling to
Honolulu for the ISI. Preference will be given to participants currently
working in community college contexts, but all practicing world language
educators K-16 are invited to apply. District supervisors and world
language curriculum specialists are ineligible to apply.

Badge Requirement Deadline:  March 15, 2015

*Application Deadline: March 31, 2015*

Jim Yoshioka
Program Coordinator

*National Foreign Language Resource Center*
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
1859 East-West Road #106
Honolulu, HI  96822-2322
Phone: 808-956-9424
Email: nflrc at hawaii.edu

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